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Prime Minister Tony Blair was allegedly part of an effort to save Muammar Gaddafi during the 2011 military intervention

Tony Blair may face grilling from MPs over Gaddafi claims

Many areas suffered rain for most of the bank holiday weekend

Bank holiday weekend a washout as inch of rain falls

Van Morrison performing on Cyprus Avenue as part of the East Side Arts Festival

Van Morrison's Cyprus Avenue 70th birthday gigs entertain thousands in Belfast

Paul Gallihawk, 34, who died during a triathlon event in Kent at the weekend

Family's grief after Kent triathlete's body found in lake

Greater Manchester Police are investigating the murder of Russian pianist Natalia Strelchenko

Family tribute after pianist Natalia Strelchenko murdered at Manchester home

A police car parked outside Picardy House in Cedar Road, Enfield, where police shot a man dead

Enfield shooting: Residents react to armed police incident in north London

A lifeboat is involved in a blockade at the Port of Calais (James Gritt/Twitter/PA)

Calais protests chaos frustrates bank holiday Britons

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Theresa May released a joint statement with her counterparts from Paris and Berlin calling for an urgent meeting

EU hands France £3.6m to build improved migrants camp

NSPCC chief executive Peter Wanless has accused social networking companies of putting profits ahead of protecting children from online dangers

NSPCC slams social networks over child protection

Lord Montagu of Beaulieu, who has died aged 88, at his wedding to second wife Fiona Herbert in 1974

Motor museum founder Lord Montagu of Beaulieu dies aged 88

Gary Barlow serenades lifelong Take That fan Katie Hardy on her wedding day at the Three Nuns pub in Loughborough (David Moody/PA)

Gary Barlow wedding singer surprise for newlyweds

UK rail services were rated poorly in terms of quality of service

UK has 'second tier' railways

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Anton Duffy has been jailed for 17 years for planning to murder former loyalist leader Johnny ''Mad Dog'' Adair in Scotland (Police Scotland/PA)

Trio jailed for Johnny 'Mad Dog' Adair murder plot

David Willetts said the UK benefits from foreign students

Theresa May attacked over 'unreliable' foreign students' statistics

Kanye West accepts the Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Video Music Awards (AP)

Kanye West rails against awards shows as he collects MTV's highest honour

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First Minister Peter Robinson is to hold talks with David Cameron

Peter Robinson to hold talks with David Cameron on Stormont crisis

Chancellor George Osborne is visiting Scotland today

Culzean gas field given green light for development

Director Wes Craven was battling brain cancer (AP)

Stars pay tribute to horror film director Wes Craven

Canadian Al-Jazeera English journalist Mohammed Fahmy was one of three jailed (AP)

Egypt summons UK ambassador amid tension over jailing of Al-Jazeera journalists

Most of the tradespeople polled said they expect business to remain stable or get better over the next year

Only 4% of tradespeople out of work amid business optimism

The limit for contactless payments will be increased to £30

New £30 limit for contactless cards payments

A Great British Bake Off fan called Somerset County Council to find out the size of tin needed for Mary Berry's strawberry tart

Mary Berry and James Bond queries among most bizarre calls made to councils

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini (left) and Rita Ora were both moved by some of the contestants in this year's X Factor

X Factor judges moved by aspiring stars

Ferry services have been disrupted thanks to problems in Calais

Channel ferry services disrupted by Calais blockade

In an interview for Iranian television Jeremy Corbyn suggested the assassination of the September 11 attacks' mastermind would result in deeper unrest

Andy Burnham warns Jeremy Corbyn Labour leader win means 'giving up' on election

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Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne arrives at the jetty of the Royal Navy's submarine base at Faslane

Chancellor unveils £500m Faslane investment to boost jobs on the Clyde

Jennifer Lawrence was among some of Hollywood's most famous stars affected by the hack

Celebrity photo leak: iCloud hack case remains unsolved one year on

Hundreds of thousands descended on west London for Family Day

Notting Hill Carnival revellers set for thundery downpours

Brains of obese people may be hard-wired to find food irresistible, research suggests

Obese people's appetites 'may be hard-wired in brain'

An artist's impression of the sort of ship that may one day serve the Royal Navy (BMT Defence Services/PA)

Dreadnought 2050: Engineers imagine Navy warship of the future

Scientists put female-to-male transsexuals through MRI brain scans before and after testosterone treatment

Sex-change women think more like men after testosterone treatment - study

Ed Sheeran has six nominations

Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift do battle at MTV Video Music Awards

George Osborne said a Jeremy Corbyn-led Labour party would pose a threat to national security

Jeremy Corbyn-led Labour would pose national security threat warns Osborne

Lancashire residents were told to boil their water after the microbial parasite cryptosporidium was found in a water treatment works in Preston

Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreak

A dancer during the Notting Hill Carnival 2015 parade, in west London.

Notting Hill Carnival revellers enjoy dry start to the party

Russell Watson married Louise Harris in Spain

Tenor Russell Watson ties the knot in Spain

Canadian Al-Jazeera English journalist Mohammed Fahmy was one of three jailed (AP)

Egypt summons UK ambassador amid tension over jailing of Al-Jazeera journalists

Dr Oliver Sacks receiving a CBE from the Queen at Buckingham Palace.

'Wonderfully mad' Oliver Sacks dies after cancer fight

David Cameron is seeking support as he looks to renegotiate the UK's position in Europe

Cameron heads to Spain and Portugal over EU renegotiations

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A woman lays flowers during a candlelit vigil on the Adur Ferry Bridge in Shoreham, Sussex, in memory of the victims of the Shoreham Airshow crash

'I love you too, forever' was last text from Shoreham crash victim

Home Secretary Theresa May met her German and French counterparts to discuss the EU migrant crisis

Urgent steps needed by EU to tackle migration, says Theresa May

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney expects UK interest rates to rise next year

Mark Carney: Chinese problems unlikely to prevent UK interest rate rise

The road was closed temporarily and has since reopened.

Two men killed after car hits bridge on A74

The search includes police, the fire service, Kent Search and Rescue Team and the National Police Air Service

Divers continue search for missing Kent triathlete

Singer Chrissie Hynde has been slammed over her comments about rape victims

Chrissie Hynde criticised for comments about rape victims

Gordon Brown was speaking at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

Tory Government stoking 'dangerous' English nationalism, says Gordon Brown

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A competitor takes part in the 30th World Bog Snorkelling Championships at Waen Rhydd peat bog in Llanwrtyd Wells, Wales

Swimmers brave murky waters at bog snorkelling championships

General Lord Richards of Herstmonceux made a scathing analysis of the Prime Minister's approach

David Cameron 'lacked balls' over Syria action says former defence chief

The Home Secretary said the principle of free movement within the EU has allowed jobless citizens to move countries

Only EU migrants with a job should come to UK says Theresa May

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The scene following a suspected hit-and-run death after a member of the public found the body of the young man in the Clifton area of Bristol.

Two arrests after suspected hit-and-run incident

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